What should you know about headphones for your kids? Just this: children should not use headphones until they are old enough to understand that they can cause hearing loss.
Another lifestyle website offers advice on how to prevent modern-day noise from damaging your hearing. The advice is mostly basic, but we like the idea of noise vacations.
The Toronto Star says “Turn down the volume!” Dr. Daniel Fink writes about Toronto’s efforts to make the city a quieter place and the health impacts of second-hand noise.
Should we focus on clinical services or on preventing hearing loss? Why not both? Let’s help those who have hearing loss now, and teach those who do not how to preserve their hearing.
The CDC is trying to prevent heart attacks. When will it try to prevent hearing loss?
After all, preventing hearing loss is easier—just avoid loud noise.
How to prevent hearing loss when using headphones? Only use them if you need noise-cancelling headphones in noisy situations, like an airplane cabin.